Newfoundland general election, 1923

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The 26th Newfoundland general election was held on 3 May 1923 to elect members of the 25th General Assembly of Newfoundland in the Dominion of Newfoundland. The Liberal Reform Party, an alliance between the Liberals led by Richard Squires and the Fishermen's Protective Union of William Coaker, formed the government. The Liberal-Labour-Progressive party, now led by William J. Higgins, formed the opposition. Squires was forced to resign as Prime Minister in 1923 after allegations of corruption were brought forward. William Warren became Liberal Reform Party leader and Prime Minister. After Warren's government was defeated following a motion of no confidence, Albert Hickman was asked to form a government and Warren joined Higgins in a new Liberal-Conservative Progressive Party.

Seat totals[edit]

  Party Leader 1919 Seats won % change Popular vote (%)
     Liberal Reform Richard Squires 24 23
Liberal–Labour–Progressive William J. Higgins 12[1] 13
Totals 36 36

Elected members[edit]

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